The Shadowing is a spine-tingling new horror series for fans of Darren Shan. Black Annis smiles. Her pointed teeth do not gleam; they are black with age and the bloodstains of her countless victims. She looks up at the human child - surely meant to be in bed and asleep at this time of night. Some things don't change. Every hundred years the gateway opens between the demon Netherworld and ours weakens. Legions of creatures gather, preparing to cross over, to bring death and destruction. This time is called The Shadowing. A human coven has joined forces with the dark beings of the Netherworld. A flesh-eating witch is on the loose. Evil is growing. And Callum is caught in the middle. The Shadowing has begun ...Skinned is the first book in Adam Slater's chilling new series of horror stories. Fans of Darren Shan's Demonata series will love The Shadowing. Dive in to the best new horror stories for kids if you dare! 'Kept me up all night. Excellent!' Michael Grant, author of the international best-seller, Gone.